Tag: packaging


Spicers Canada, a division of Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG)—a sales and marketing organization in the global pulp, paper, packaging, tissue, wood products and metal industries—is acquiring Shippers Supply. The acquisition will expand Spicers Canada position in the distribution of shipping, packaging and warehouse supplies. Spicers Canada distributes quality commercial print ... Read More


MeadWestvaco Corporation and Rock-Tenn Company have chosen WestRock Company as their new name when the two packaging leaders complete their previously announced merger. WestRock will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol WRK. “WestRock draws on the strongest elements from each of our legacy names,” said Steve ... Read More


Rock-Tenn Company and MeadWestvaco Corporation have entered into a definitive agreement to create a global provider of consumer and corrugated packaging. The transaction has a combined equity value of $16 billion with combined net sales of $15.7 billion and adjusted EBITDA of $2.9 billion, including the impact of $300 million ... Read More


CCL Industries Inc. recently appointed Kathleen Keller-Hobson to its board of directors. Keller-Hobson has had a distinguished 35-year career as a senior business lawyer providing strategic advice on significant transactions, critical business issues and risk management. According to CCL, Keller-Hobson has advised senior management, boards of directors and special committees on ... Read More



Supremex appoints new CEO

Monteral-based Supremex Inc., one of Canada's largest producer of stock and custom-manufactured envelopes and a growing provider of packaging and related products, has appointed Stewart Emerson as president and CEO, effective immediately. Emerson was previously president and chief operating officer at Supremex; a role in which he just recently signed a ... Read More